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Dec 9, 2013 10:00am PST
president obama and mrs. obama. >> he was in africa earlier this year and has been a couple of times since he left. this is part of the legacy, also malaria, president malaryan, challenges economic development, this was an extraordinary emphasis of the bush years. i think he's given increasing credit for this. when he goes back to south africa, he has a lot of friends on that continent. that may not be true in some other parts of the world but certainly is there. >> michael, great to see you. thanks for being with us today. sunday night, the president and mrs. obama hosted kennedy center honors, tribute to lifetime achievement in the arts. this year's honorees, piano man, jazz legend herbie hancock, famed guitarist carlos santana. president obama called this one of his favorite nights of the year. >> when you first become president, one of the questions that people ask you is, what's really going on in area 51. [ laughter ] when i wanted to know, i called shirley maclaine. i think i just became the first president to ever publicly mention area 51. rocky had no in was gone for so long
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am PST
overenthusiastic dog, obama's dog sun y, puppy number two and 2-year-old ashton. all is well that ends well. looks like it could be the start of a beautiful friendship sealed with a kiss. [ male announcer ] if you stash tissues like a squirrel stashes nuts, you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec® liquid gels. nothing starts working faster than zyrtec® at relieving your allergy symptoms for 24 hours. zyrtec®. love the air. ♪ by the end of december, we'll be delivering ♪ ♪ through 12 blizzards blowing ♪ 8 front yards blinding ♪ 6 snowballs flying ♪ 5 packages addressed by toddlers ♪ ♪ that's a q ♪ 4 lightning bolts ♪ 3 creepy gnomes ♪ 2 angry geese ♪ and a giant blow-up snowman ♪ that kind of freaks me out [ beep ] [ female announcer ] no one delivers the holidays like the u.s. postal service. priority mail flat rate is more reliable than ever. and with improved tracking up to 11 scans, you can even watch us get it there. ♪ >>> it has been four year this week since allen gross was jailed in cuba. he was found guilty violating cuban laws bringing
Dec 10, 2013 10:00am PST
country and what they have achieved over the past number of years, freedom and democracy. a comforting time for the families. reference them coming together. i was struck by the moment when president obama greeted his wife. the reality of south africa and his life now. remember, he was elected president 20 years ago next april, but now this country has 25 to 30% unemployment, poverty in the black community, yawning depth between the haves and have not. the president took to the podium this afternoon. there are many people that feel not only has not done nelson mandela but the country has fallen far short of where it should be given mandela's dream for the nation. there's a small group of wealthy class who are middle class, upper middle class, a significant white population here that controls wealth and economy and business community nittany lion country but there are still millions and millions of poor black africans who have not seen much change in their life during the 19 or 20 years of democracy. a number of speakers were referencing how there was so much more work internationally b
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am PST
a miserable year, one of the worst years you can imagine for second term president. to begin with aca, with obama care that's been a disastrous capstone. we have a president whose staff really isn't serving him very well. some of the heavyweights from first administration are all gone including previous. a president who came to office with a lot of management experience, this is a management breakdown. he needs people around him to help him run this beaurocracy, change the way he's leading to be honest and walk in the oval office and say, sir, this isn't working. here is what we have to do. >> susan, in the president's defense, shouldn't he be able to expect the experts at hhs and various agencies working on this had it under control since they were being asked on a daily basis, do you have it under control? >> certainly there are people below the president who bear responsibility for the catastrophic rollout of the affordable care act and website. in the end he's the president. you know, the buck stops with him. it's really his management responsibility to have made sure that was
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